Interviews

Interview de Michael Garfinkle, psychanalyste new-yorkais

INTERVIEW DE MICHAEL GARFINKLE, PSYCHANALYSTE (NYC) Co-réalisée avec Gabrielle Bouvard. Why did you choose psychology? When I was in high school, I did research in cardiology until throughout university with the thought I would pursue medicine. I grew up in Toronto, Canada. As you know, kind of like in France although a little bit different,… Lire la suite Interview de Michael Garfinkle, psychanalyste new-yorkais

Neuropsychologie, Psycho et société

I'll study for the exams tomorrow : procrastination at school

So it's December. And after three months of class, we're just starting to overhear that question we all love : "Have you started studying yet?". Which is why, this month, we'll be looking at the phenomenon of procrastination. So what is procrastination? Simply put, it's putting off the tasks that we are supposed to do, even when… Lire la suite I'll study for the exams tomorrow : procrastination at school

Neuropsychologie

Thinking critically about neuroscience

A few years ago, an article was published about the "Seductive Allure of Neuroscience Explanations". Many people cited it, or talked about it on blogs and social media. So what was it about? The authors of this paper did several experiments to test how people evaluate explanations of psychological phenomenon. They gave them bad explanations, and… Lire la suite Thinking critically about neuroscience